Red Pizza vs. White Pizza: A Deep Dive into Pies

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Ah, one of the great debates about one of America’s favorite foods: red pizza vs. white pizza! Which is better? What’s the difference? It’s a debate with few worthy rivals, except the debate between pineapple-on-pizza lovers and haters. So what’s the story with the red vs. white pizzas that are served at the best Italian restaurants across the globe?

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5 Classic Italian Herbs (and the Best Ways to Use Them)

5 Classic Italian Herbs

It is said that variety is the spice of life, and this is never more true than when choosing Italian spices to turn a plain-Jane pot of pasta or a cheesy pizza pie into a culinary treat to delight the taste buds. Of course, selecting the right spices to enhance the flavor profile is essential. While creativity and experimentation can be fun, you might not be very pleased with the outcome if you grab the sugar instead of the salt, for example. The good news is, certain groups of herbs and spices are often tied to a region and to the dishes native to that part of the world, making it easy to work out tasty flavor combos. When it comes to herbs, there are several classics that will make your Italian dishes positively sing, and many work great for other recipes, as well. Here are the top five you’ll want to add to your spice rack.

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5 Amazing Health Benefits of Tomato Sauce

Health Benefits of Tomato Sauce

Do you know what sounds nice right now? A nice hot plate of hearty pasta. Do you know what sounds even nicer? Knowing that you’re improving your health with all that delicious tomato sauce. Tomatoes are an incredible little fruit with big health benefits that your body craves. Soon, you’ll know there’s no reason to feel guilty about eating every last bite of fresh-made pasta puttanesca. In this article, we’ll discuss some fantastic health benefits of tomato sauce.

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Why Detroit Style Pizza is Making a Comeback

Detriot Style Pizza

Pizza has a long history. The word pizza itself dates back to the tenth century, and versions of this ultimate comfort food are found throughout history. The first documented pizzeria in the United States didn’t spring up until 1905, but pizza’s popularity has only grown since. These days, there are 350 slices of pizza sold every second in the US. No matter how you slice it, Americans love pizza. Whether you’re a fan of thin crust, deep dish, a classic New York slice, or Detroit style, there is no right or wrong way to eat it.

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The Tomato Lovers’ Guide to Every Locally Used Type of Tomato

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Tomato-tomahto, they’re all the same – right? Wrong! There are dozens, if not hundreds, of different types of tomatoes available, and each one brings with it a unique taste and texture. That’s why, when trying new sauce recipes or a new dish entirely, you want to make sure you are paying attention to which type of tomato the recipe calls for and which one you are grabbing at the store.

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More Tips to Making Pizza at Home (Part II)

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Perhaps it’s time to take your pizza obsession up a notch and make it right at home this go around. It’s not too expensive, it doesn’t take too much time, and there aren’t too many ingredients to deal with. Pizza is versatile – there is no limit to the kinds of creations you can make with delicious sauce, toppings, and cheese combinations. With some imagination, the possibilities of making pizza at home are endless. What’s more fun than that?

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4 Popular Pasta Noodles and Their History

Pasta Noodles

Ever wonder why pasta noodle look so different? It’s easiest to understand why when you look at how sauces are treated in relation to pasta, especially in Italy. Once you understand that the sauce isn’t the main focus, you start to realize how important pasta is to a dish. For Italians, we very much pride ourselves on our food. So let’s appreciate the main ingredient with these 4 popular pasta noodles and their histories.

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Simple Sauce Recipes to Share

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Whether you’re cooking pasta, meat or rice, every recipe needs a sauce. Using common ingredients you may already have in the kitchen, you can prepare sauces ahead of time or whip up a fresh batch anytime. Let’s look at some of the simplest and quickest sauce recipes to complete any meal.

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